Salam in Financing the Green Enterprenueship Education in Nigeria

AHMED IBRAHIM MOHAMMED, Umar Garba Isah

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The aim of this paper is to explore the role of Salam finance in the growth of green entrepreneurship education (agriculture) to meet the employment level of the Nigerian youth, income generation to the individual and the government, food security, poverty reduction and increase the supply of raw materials to the industries and export. Almost, 70 percent of the Nigerian youth and able bodies are employed in agriculture and related sectors as their major source income. The paper intends to study this free Shariah financial product in order to recognize how it can contribute to the Nigerian youth entrepreneurship, since, Nigeria is the most populous and agrarian and country on the African continent. It recommends that free interest financial institutions should provide Salam mode of financing to agriculture. It is with the anticipation that Salam finance will be impacted on the agricultural produce, improve youth employment opportunities, and income. It will also promote economic growth as well as an alternative solution to the Nigerian economic problems. This paper is conceptual in the methodology.


Keywords


Salam finance, Banks, agriculture, Nigeria

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